Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

0 Aug 29 2013 @ 3:43pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Middle East Mishmash

This afternoon’s appearance on Fox Business with Adam Shapiro is a swift tour across the supply concerns in the Middle East as Syria grabs the headlines. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

1 Jan 17 2013 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, risk management, Technology

Shedding Some Light On The Solar Debate

I have always considered there are only two key rationales for investing in solar energy: for economic benefit (through subsidies or not), or for altruism. But the solar industry has seen a break in the clouds to start this year, and although it has been in part due to chasing profits, it has also been due to a third reason which has been hidden from me in plain view…that of necessity.

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0 Dec 11 2012 @ 2:56pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Opining About Opec

Today’s lunchtime appearance on Fox Business with Melissa Francis was a lot of fun; we put the world to rights regarding all things Opec (Opecian?). Hark, click on the below mug shot to launch to the clip:

0 Aug 3 2012 @ 9:34am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Some Scorching Summer Stats

As we fast approach the peak of summertime, there are a number of energy-related stories that are more glaring than the noonday sun. Here are ten such tales highlighting some of the scorching stats currently causing sparks in Energyland™.

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0 Mar 14 2011 @ 7:51am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, UK natural gas

Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Caterwauls: Update on Global Events

As there appeared no let up in developments over the weekend (or their impact on energy markets), it made sense to collect info, links, and stats here (clients can find further analysis in today’s weekly doc) to get you up to speed on this Monday morning: » read more